Introduction

NeuroPilates™ is a movement system that blends traditional Pilates with current neuroscience principles by targeting the brain for better health, movement and performance.The aims and teachings of the method are to bring about a more current type of Pilates that is in line with the remarkable advances in neuroscience and brain research.

This Diploma will teach you all about the brain, the neurology of base level movement and how to structure and theme your classes to target specific parts of the brain. You will also learn some in-depth neurological assessments that go beyond biomechanics to assess your clients overall health and wellbeing and most importantly, you will learn what to do about it!

This Diploma is accredited by Reps UK and Reps UAE and is an Active IQ course with the extra Neural units as an add on.

PRE-REQUISITE

Anatomy & Physiology ( Online Course)  is a Pre-requisite). if you require this unit this is an additional cost of AED 1,400 – USD 380 includes ONLINE + 1 webinar)



Entry Requirements

  • Some experience of Pilates classes is highly recommended.
  • The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential; therefore, a certain amount of physical activity is necessary.
  • Students who are already in the fitness industry and have done anatomy and physiology before must do an Active IQ mock exam and pass to be able to skip this course. All students new to the industry must do anatomy and physiology as a pre-requisite.
  • There is also an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and learners should have basic skills in communication pitched at level.

Qualification Structure

This qualification comprises of 5 core units with Anatomy and Physiology as a pre-requisite.



Units

Unit 1

Neuroanatomy Foundations of Movement

Neuroanatomy Foundations of Movement Online Course Details.

In this course you will learn the foundations of Neuroanatomy and how it applies in a practical way to movement, posture pain, training, health and overall wellbeing. This course is open to all health and fitness professionals. We will cover:
  • Key neuroscience concepts and their current practical application to health and fitness professionals.
  • The neurology of movement and how to improve motor control, co-ordination and brain-body pathways for optimal movement and performance.
  • How to achieve optimal brain health by improving sensory inputs.
  • The role our vestibular and visual systems have on our posture, gait and overall movement.
  • The neurology of posture and postural assessment.
  • The neurology of gait and gait assessment.
  • Learn about the different brain lobes, what each area is responsible for and the exercise applications.
  • Breathing as Fuel for the brain and how to assess your own or client’s respiration.
ASSESSMENT Internally assessed worksheet.

PRE-REQUISITES

Must be in the health or fitness industry already or have done some anatomy training in the past.
  • Duration

    15 hours

  • Dates

    Pre recorded webinars (5 days of 3 hours each) + a private session with the main tutor for questions

  • Time

    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Price

    AED 1835 (USD 500)


Unit 2

The Original Pilates repertoire

This course offers a dynamic, integrative approach to the art of teaching and practicing Pilates. You will learn the original classical moves as well as their adaptations and modifications over time.

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This teacher training is suitable for anyone interested in delving deeper into their Pilates practice or for those who seek to become certified Pilates instructors. Drawing together different styles and approaches to Pilates, this multi-faceted training gives trainees the opportunity to learn from the best of all methods. We will also be covering Pilates with small equipment such as rollers, soft balls, circles and flex bands.

Assessment

Internally assessed worksheet and mock practical exam

Pre-requisites

Must be in the the health and fitness industry already or have done some anatomy training in the past.
  • Duration

    6 face to face days

  • Dates

    Calendar sent on request

  • Time

    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Price

    AED 6,484 (USD 1,765) for online + face to face / USD 970 if online only


Unit 3

The NeuroPilates™ repertoire

In this course you will learn the application of everything you learned in the Brain-based Fitness module and how they apply to the original Pilates repertoire.

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You will learn how to theme each class to target different parts of the brain and work on different templates to make your classes fun, effective and with an emphasis on improving the brain-body connection.

Assessment

Internally assessed worksheet

Pre-requisite

Must have completed Unit 1
  • Duration

    18 Pre-recorded classes + 3 live webinars

  • Dates

    9.10.11 August from 1- 4pm on Zoom

  • Time

    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Price

    AED 1835 (USD 500)


Unit 4

Neural assessments and programming

In this course we will be focusing on private sessions as opposed to group classes. You will learn how to take a detailed history of your client, conduct a series of in-depth assessments including dynamic posture, gait analysis, brain tests, movement screen as well as balance, vision and breathing tests. You will also learn associated corrective exercises and suggestions to be able to instantly make decisions based on your clients’ biofeedback.

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Assessment

Progressive Program write up and lesson plan

Pre-requisite

Must have completed Unit 1
  • Duration

    5 days of webinar

  • Dates

    11,12,13,14,15 October from 1-4pm on Zoom

  • Time

    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Price

    AED 1,835 (USD 500)



Assessment

  • Duration

    1 day

  • Dates

    TBC

  • Time

    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Price

    Complementary